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Coronavirus (COVID-19): providing unpaid care to adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department of Health and Social Care
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department of Health and Social Care
Publication year:
2020
Place of publication:
London

Guidance for people who are providing unpaid care to adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The guidance provides information to help people with caring responsibilities to keep people with learning disabilities and autistic people safe, support people with learning disabilities to understand the changes they need to make during the COVID (Edited publisher abstract)

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for care staff supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department of Health and Social Care
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department of Health and Social Care
Publication year:
2020
Place of publication:
London

Guidance for care staff who are supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The guidance includes information on keeping people with learning disabilities and autistic people safe, supporting them to understand the changes they need to make during the COVID-19 outbreak, and helping staff protect their own wellbeing. It includes (Edited publisher abstract)

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The Mental Capacity Act (2005) (MCA) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department of Health and Social Care
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department of Health and Social Care
Publication year:
2020
Place of publication:
London

Emergency guidance for health and social care staff in England and Wales who are caring for adults who lack the relevant mental capacity to consent to their care and treatment during the coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. The guidance is designed to minimise additional pressures on hospitals and care home and ensures that decision makers are clear about the steps they need to take. It focuses (Edited publisher abstract)

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Guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Author:
PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND
Publisher:
Public Health England
Publication year:
2020
Place of publication:
London

Advice for parents and carers on looking after the mental health and wellbeing of children or young people, including those with additional needs and disabilities, during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The advice covers helping children and young people cope with stress, supporting children and young people who are accessing mental health services, and coping with bullying. It also includes (Edited publisher abstract)

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): housing and care in specialist housing. A Housing LIN practice briefing

Author:
PORTEUS Jeremy
Publisher:
Housing Learning and Improvement Network
Publication year:
2020
Pagination:
9
Place of publication:
London

A briefing for providers of specialist housing, such as extra care housing or supported living, which sets out what they should consider when seeking to reduce the risk of an outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). Sections cover factors about preventing the spread of coronavirus and measures to put in place to ensure residents can continue to live independently; staffing and workforce; and broader (Edited publisher abstract)

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Legal guidance for mental health, learning disability and autism, and specialised commissioning services supporting people of all ages during the coronavirus pandemic

Authors:
NHS ENGLAND, NHS IMPROVEMENT
Publishers:
NHS England, NHS Improvement
Publication year:
2020
Pagination:
49
Place of publication:
Redditch

This document provides advice on the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on the use of the Mental Health Act and supporting systems to safeguard the legal rights of people receiving mental health, learning disabilities and specialised commissioned mental health services. It covers key issues in relation to: the Mental Health Act 1983; the Mental Capacity Act 2005; the Care Act 2014 and restraint (Edited publisher abstract)

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Steps to take following the death of a person who worked in adult social care in England

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department of Health and Social Care
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department of Health and Social Care
Publication year:
2020
Place of publication:
London

This guidance sets out the several actions that employers may need to take in the event of the death of a worker in adult social care from coronavirus (COVID-19), regardless of professional role or employer's profile, and including volunteers. The guidance covers: contact the family; telling others at work; reporting to the Health and Safety Executive; informing the Department of Health... (Edited publisher abstract)

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COVID-19: actions for out-of-school settings

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department for Education
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department for Education
Publication year:
2022
Pagination:
14
Place of publication:
Manchester

Protective measures for providers of community activities, holiday or after-school clubs, tuition and other out-of-school settings offering provision to children during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The guidance explains the actions out-of-school settings should take to manage coronavirus (COVID-19) in their settings. This includes public health advice, endorsed by the United Kingdom (Edited publisher abstract)

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Actions for early years and childcare providers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department for Education
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department for Education
Publication year:
2022
Pagination:
24
Place of publication:
London

This guidance explains the actions and childcare services early years settings, childminders and local authorities need to provide during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic should take to manage coronavirus (COVID-19) in your setting. This includes public health advice, endorsed by the United Kingdom Health Security Agency (UKHSA). This guidance is for providers registered with Ofsted (Edited publisher abstract)

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Working virtually to support children and families

Author:
NATIONAL SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO CHILDREN
Publisher:
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Publication year:
2021
Place of publication:
London

Throughout the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, child protection practitioners have adapted the way they work to continue to protect, support and meet the needs of children and families at risk. Digital technology has allowed vital services to carry on providing support to those who need it throughout the pandemic and has encouraged new and innovative ways of working. Some child protection... (Edited publisher abstract)

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